H.J.Res. 1 (104th): Balanced Budget Amendment

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Passed House, Failed Senate on Jun 6, 1996

After passing in the House, this resolution failed in the Senate on June 6, 1996.

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1995
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 1 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 1995

S.J.Res. 12 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 4, 1995
Reported by Committee
Jan 11, 1995
Passed House
Jan 26, 1995
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Failed Senate
Mar 2, 1995
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Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
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Details

Cosponsors
177 cosponsors (173R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jan 26, 1995 11:31 a.m.
Agreed to 253/173
Jan 26, 1995 2:19 p.m.
Failed 138/291
Jan 26, 1995 4:14 p.m.
Failed 112/317
Jan 26, 1995 6:01 p.m.
Failed 135/296
Jan 26, 1995 7:43 p.m.
Agreed to 293/139
Jan 26, 1995 8:30 p.m.
Passed 300/132
Feb 14, 1995 9:33 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/41
Feb 14, 1995 3:39 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 70/28
Feb 14, 1995 5:32 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 66/32
Feb 14, 1995 7:14 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/45
Feb 15, 1995 10:37 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 15, 1995 11:57 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 15, 1995 4:45 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/47
Feb 15, 1995 7:52 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/38
Feb 15, 1995 8:46 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 61/33
Feb 16, 1995 10:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 57/42
Feb 22, 1995 5:28 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 55/41
Feb 22, 1995 7:14 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/33
Feb 23, 1995 3:01 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/35
Feb 23, 1995 3:23 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/35
Feb 23, 1995 3:38 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 68/27
Feb 28, 1995 2:16 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/39
Feb 28, 1995 2:36 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 99/0
Feb 28, 1995 2:48 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 28, 1995 3 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/43
Feb 28, 1995 3:24 p.m.
Motion to Table Motion to Recommit Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 3:36 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 61/39
Feb 28, 1995 3:47 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 92/8
Feb 28, 1995 3:58 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Feb 28, 1995 4:09 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/43
Feb 28, 1995 4:20 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 100/0
Feb 28, 1995 4:42 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 69/31
Feb 28, 1995 4:47 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 4:54 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 68/32
Feb 28, 1995 5:07 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Feb 28, 1995 5:18 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 5:30 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 75/25
Feb 28, 1995 5:43 p.m.
Motion to Table Motion to Recommit Agreed to 63/37
On the Joint Resolution
Mar 2, 1995 2:19 p.m.
Joint Resolution Defeated 65/35
On the Joint Resolution
Jun 6, 1996 noon
Joint Resolution Defeated 64/35

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